Faculty Accomplishments

Dr. James (Jim) Curran, USF Sarasota-Manatee Marketing Business

Dr. James Curran named dean of College of Business at USFSM

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2016) – Dr. James Curran has been named dean of the College of Business at USF Sarasota-Manatee, dropping the title of “interim-dean” conferred on him after former...

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Instructor Joe Askren looks over a recently donated beer-making system.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM receives brewing equipment donation

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2016) – Joe Askren, an instructor at the College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership, thought it was all a joke until the man on the phone assured...

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USFSM staff and fall 2015 graduates flash the Bull horns sign.

USFSM holds its 64th commencement exercise

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 14, 2015) – Ashley Metelus said she found her calling at USF Sarasota-Manatee. Awaiting her chance to walk in USFSM’s graduation procession, the 23-year-old “Outstanding Graduate” admitted to...

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Dr. Tim Turner

Bulls Notebook: USFSM students invited to study in London

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 11, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students are invited to a study-abroad program in London this summer taught by USFSM Assistant Professor of English Dr. Tim Turner. The...

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Kevin Logan, President and CEO of Omega Office Systems

Career Inspiration: Kevin Logan, Omega Office Systems

To help inspire students to make sound career choices, USF Sarasota-Manatee checks in with local CEO’s to share their stories of success. This week, we sat down with Kevin Logan,...

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Dr. Sandra Stone, regional chancellor at USF Sarasota-Manatee.

Dr. Stone’s first year: Laying a foundation for change

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 30, 2015) – Regional Chancellor Dr. Sandra Stone was vice president for academic affairs at Dalton State College in Georgia when a unique opportunity came up 600...

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The new USFSM College of Science & Mathematics will debut in the fall of 2016 as part of a college realignment.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Establishes College of Science & Mathematics

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 20, 2015) – In the changing landscape of higher education, it is important to stay ahead of the curve. To better serve the higher education needs of...

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Dr. Jean Kabongo, Ashley Metelus, Amber Haller and Matthew Bertrand.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM to honor professor, students at commencement

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 13, 2015) – This semester’s outstanding professor and students run the gamut, from a beloved business teacher with a passion for entrepreneurship to a hard-working Manatee County sheriff’s...

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Dr. June Benowitz

Bulls Notebook: History prof. spotlights right-wing women in new book

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 9, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee associate professor of history Dr. June Benowitz explores the rise of right-wing women’s groups and their connection to today’s far right in...

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Dr. Kathy Black USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Social Work

Dr. Kathy Black Talks Age Friendly on Suncoast View

Dr. Kathy Black, Professor of Social Work and Gerontology, made an appearance on ABC7’s Suncoast View afternoon talkshow last week to discuss her work with the Age Friendly Sarasota initiative and...

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Bulls Notebook: Open House set, Homecoming arrives

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee will hold an Open House for prospective freshmen, transfer students and graduate students on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m....

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Dr. Jody McBrien, third from left, and Ashley Metelus, third from right, visit some of the women who contributed to  McBrien's recent book, "Cold Water: Women and Girls of Lira, Uganda."

USFSM’s Dr. McBrien, Ashley Metelus visit Uganda for book tour

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 24, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee Associate Professor Dr. Jody McBrien has made multiple trips to Uganda over the past six years, but she was wowed this past...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee Guarantees Match for Giving Challenge Gifts

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 31, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee supporters can make the most of their donations during the 2015 Giving Challenge, which kicks off noon Tuesday. Contributors can see their...

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Students and faculty enjoyed a Week of Welcome mixer on Monday. Photo by Krista Schrock.

USF Sarasota-Manatee welcomes students with mixer; more events set

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 25, 2015) – An Information Technology student from Lincoln, Neb., Stephen Bui came to USF Sarasota-Manatee because of its small class sizes and proximity to family in...

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Dr. Eric Hodges.

USF Sarasota-Manatee instructor helps win NEH grant to set up institute

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 19, 2015) – Doctors and therapists have written volumes about post-traumatic stress disorder, and countless TV commercials implore viewers daily to support veterans’ causes, but USF Sarasota-Manatee...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee speeds up admissions process for freshmen

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 5, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee next week will host “Instant Decision Days” for prospective freshmen for the 2015-2016 academic year. Instead of waiting up to two weeks...

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Tuesday Talks: Dr. Patricia Hunsader, Elementary Education

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments. This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Patricia...

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Sarasota Herald-Tribune Hot Topics Social Recap

Throughout the event, the conversation extended to social media. Take a look at what atendees had to say: [View the story “Herald-Tribune Hot Topics: Grade Level Reading” on Storify]

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Tuesday Talks: Dr. Fawn Ngo, Criminology

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments. This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Fawn...

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Drs. Tricia Hunsader, Valerie Lipscomb, Nicholas Mastracchio, Jr. and Fawn Ngo.

Four USF Sarasota-Manatee professors awarded tenure

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 27, 2015) – Four USF Sarasota-Manatee assistant professors are celebrating milestones in their academic careers: attaining tenure. Drs. Tricia Hunsader, Valerie Lipscomb, Nicholas Mastracchio, Jr. and Fawn...

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Michelle Teeter and Joe Askren.

USF Sarasota-Manatee student, teacher recount study abroad trip

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 23, 2015) – It’s hard not to get swept away when arriving in Florence, the picturesque Renaissance city and home of the Duomo, scores of museums, piazzas...

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Dr. Colleen Lord, USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM College of Education, Educational Leadership

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Colleen Lord, Educational Leadership

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments. This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Drs. Kathy Black (left) and Valerie Lipscomb.

USF Sarasota-Manatee professors assist theatrical production

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 17, 2015) – Drs. Kathy Black and Valerie Lipscomb’s interest in age-related issues is well established, but few might know that the two consulted on a theater...

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Dr. Jean Kabongo

USF Sarasota-Manatee professor travels to Africa to advise businesses

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 8, 2015) – Dr. Jean Kabongo’s recent return to Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo was more than a homecoming. The associate professor at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College...

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Workers finished USFSM's basketball court Thursday afternoon.

USF Sarasota-Manatee basketball court is ready for play

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 26, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students and faculty now have another recreational venue after completion this week of the basketball court at the campus’ north end. Workers...

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Board of Governors removes enrollment cap for USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 19, 2015) – Student enrollment at USF Sarasota-Manatee is no longer limited after a decision Thursday by the State University System of Florida Board of Governors to...

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Dr. Jody McBrien, left, and Ashley Metelus will return to Uganda this summer.

USFSM’s Dr. McBrien to visit Uganda to promote book

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 18, 2015) – She had heard the stories of brutality over and over, but also tales of hope, such as how a group of women survivors were...

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Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu

Poll by USF Sarasota-Manatee researchers shows tourism interest in Cuba

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 15, 2015) – A new poll by USF Sarasota-Manatee researchers shows Americans warming to the idea of traveling to Cuba for tourism. The poll shows 91 percent...

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Dr. Kathy Black is leading the Age-Friendly Sarasota initiative.

USF Sarasota-Manatee helping to make Sarasota more age-friendly

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 10, 2015) – Sarasota County residents ages 50 and older can now participate in an online survey offered by “Age-Friendly Sarasota,” the multi-partner initiative aimed at making...

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Dr. Patricia Hunsader, an assistant professor at USF Sarasota-Manatee's College of Education.

USF Sarasota-Manatee professor to make Cambodia trip

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 2, 2015) – Dr. Tricia Hunsader, a USF Sarasota-Manatee assistant professor, could be forgiven for taking a break between semesters, but instead she’s busy planning a trip...

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Dr. Richard Reich

USF Sarasota-Manatee appoints first faculty research coordinator

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 28, 2015) – Dr. Richard Reich, associate professor of psychology at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been named to the newly created position of...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee's College of Education has earned the highest national accreditation.

USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Education earns national accreditation

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 20, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Education has been awarded accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee researcher: Band class more than just music

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 7, 2015) – Dr. Susan Fulton and her husband, John, were talking about budget cuts to school band programs a couple years ago when Fulton was struck...

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Sarasota County Joins Global Network of Age-Friendly Communities

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 6, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has joined an initiative to help Sarasota County enter a network of more than 250 cities and communities worldwide promoting...

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Left to right: Regional Chancellor for USF Sarasota-Manatee Dr. Sandra Stone, Outstanding Graduate Award Winner Colleen Bankuty and USF System President Dr. Judy Genshaft at Sunday's commencement.

USF Sarasota-Manatee grads look to Career Services office for next step

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 4, 2015) – Michael Aemisegger Jr. is set to start an accounting job next week. Jessica Mahon has already lined up an insurance sales position. And Will...

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Summer Commencement 2015

USF Sarasota-Manatee Will Hold 63rd Commencement Ceremony Sunday, May 3

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 28, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) will hold its spring commencement exercises at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, at the Bradenton Area...

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L to R: USFSM College of Business Dean Emeritus Dr. Robert Anderson, Nicholas Joblonski, Lauren Henry, Melissa Bontrager, Julie Rio, Alexis Brodil, Gregory Farrenkopf and USFSM College of Business Interim Dean Dr. James Curran.

USFSM students inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma honor society, join top business students worldwide

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 24, 2015)  – Thirteen USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Business students can now count themselves among the elite worldwide. In a brief ceremony Friday at the campus’ Selby...

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Assistant Professor of Accounting Carlos Jimenez at Monday's Boston Marathon.

USF Sarasota-Manatee teacher overcomes obstacles, runs in famed Boston Marathon

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 24, 2015)  – Most days see Carlos Jimenez in a classroom teaching business students. Not this past Monday. The assistant professor of accounting at the University of...

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Distinguished Visiting Professor USF Sarasota-Manatee Dr. Fred DeMicco

Distinguished Visiting Professor Series Brings Hospitality and Tourism Expert to USFSM

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 22, 2015) – The College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership at USF Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) welcomed its third guest to campus as part of the Distinguished Visiting Professor...

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Jennifer Caba speaks to fellow scholarship recipient Bryan Jacobs at Monday’s reception.

USFSM honors scholarship donors, recipients at reception

By: Rich Shopes USFSM Communications and Marketing SARASOTA, Fla. (April 21, 2015)  – Jennifer Caba said she likely wouldn’t have attended the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee if not for...

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Student-Awards

USFSM honors leadership, school spirit with annual awards

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 20, 2015)  – Dana Arace is a “Bull-iever.” The Adventure Club is a “Rowdy Bull.” And Jay Riley, director of alumni affairs at the University of South...

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Dr. Kathy Black is leading the Age-Friendly Sarasota initiative.

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Professor Receives 2015 WLP Faculty Research Award

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 16, 2015) – Dr. Kathy Black, professor of social work and gerontology at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, was one of three women faculty members in...

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Colorful self-portraits expressing “What I Can Be With a College Degree” will be displayed in the USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Education beginning February 27, 2015. The art was created by 5th graders at Emma E. Booker Elementary School in a collaborative initiative to help them understand and visualize their future careers.

College of Education Hosts Emma E. Booker Elementary Students for Special Event

SARASOTA Fla. (February 24, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee College of Education is working with fifth grade students at Emma E. Booker Elementary to create original works...

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Edible Garden Gives Students Lesson in Sustainability

SARASOTA, Fla. (January 14, 2014) – An unused piece of land in front of the USF Sarasota-Manatee Culinary Innovation Lab on Lakewood Ranch Main Street is now being used to give students a hands-on...

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Duvall Family Studies Conference to be hosted at USFSM

SARASOTA (February 6, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee will be the site of the 2015 Duvall Family Studies Conference, a biennial symposium created to bring academic research...

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Dr. Jean Kabongo USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Business Management and Entrepreneurship MBA

USFSM Professor to Host Entrepreneurial Workshop

SARASOTA, Fla. (January 21, 2015) – Dr. Jean Kabongo, associate professor of strategic management and entrepreneurship at USF Sarasota-Manatee, is conducting a free event open to the public designed for...

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Top Photos of 2014

USF Sarasota-Manatee would like to wish you and your family a very special holiday season. 2014 was a great year for USFSM and the future looks bright moving in to...

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USFSM College of Business Dean Announces Retirement

Dr. Robert Anderson will be retiring as dean of the College of Business on December 31, after 43 years in the USF system.

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Dr. Timothy Turner USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM English

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Timothy Turner, English

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Dr. Thomas (Tom) Becker, Business Management, USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Thomas Becker, Business Management

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Tuesday Talks: Dr. Richard Borghesi, Finance

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Tuesday Talks: John Stewart, Professional and Technical Communication

Tuesday Talks: John Stewart, Professional & Technical Communication

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at John Stewart....

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Dr. Sunita Lodwig Information Technology USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Sunita Lodwig, Information Technology

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Sunita...

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Dr. Katerina Berezina Hospitality Management USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Katerina Berezina, Hospitality Management

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Dr. Sandra Stone USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM New Regional Chancellor

New Regional Chancellor is Named at USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2014) — University of South Florida System President Judy Genshaft today named Dr. Sandra Stone regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. Stone comes...

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Tuesday Talks: Jon Stuart, Entrepreneurship USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Jon Stuart, Entrepreneurship

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at adjuct...

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Students Investigate Customers’ Perceptions of SRQ Airport

Dean Cihan Cobanoglu, Dr. Serdar Ongan and Dr. Wan Yang of USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership (CHTL) are conducting a satisfaction study for Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)...

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Dr. Kathy Black USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Social Work

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Kathy Black, Social Work

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Kathy...

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Dr. Jody Lynn McBrien USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Education

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Jody Lynn McBrien, Education

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Dr. Jean Kabongo USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Business Management and Entrepreneurship MBA

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Jean Kabongo, Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Jean Kabongo....

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Chef Joe Askren USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Hospitality

Tuesday Talks: Chef Joe Askren, Hospitality

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Chef Joe Askren....

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Dr. Wilma Davidson USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Professional & Technical Communication

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Wilma Davidson, Professional & Technical Communication

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Wilma Davidson....

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Dr. Marie Byrd USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Elementary Education

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Marie Byrd, Elementary Education

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Marie Byrd....

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Dr. Jenni Menon Mariano USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Education

Professor Receives Funding for Research on the Higher Education Experience

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has been awarded a $289,336 sub-award through Clark University as part of a 1.45 million dollar grant funded by the John Templeton Foundation, to...

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Dr. Jennifer Menon Mariano

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Jenni Menon Mariano, Secondary Education & Literacies Curriculum

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments. This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Jenni Mennon Mariano. Dr. Mariano...

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Dr. James (Jim) Curran, USF Sarasota-Manatee Marketing Business

Tuesday Talks: Dr. James Curran, Marketing

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. James Curran. Dr. James...

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Dr. Terry Osborn, USFSM Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

USFSM Announces Interim Regional Chancellor

Terry A. Osborn, USF Sarasota-Manatee regional vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, will serve as interim regional chancellor effective August 1. Arthur M. Guilford will be stepping down from...

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Dr. Richard Reich USF Sarasota-Manatee

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Richard Reich, Psychology

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Richard Reich. Dr. Richard...

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Dr. Susan Fulton

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Susan Fulton, Communications Sciences & Disorders

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Susan Fulton. Dr....

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USF Sarasota-Manatee John Stewart

BLOG: Classroom Success Leads to National Recognition

John Stewart, Visiting Instructor of Professional and Technical Communication, will be presenting his paper on “Implementing an XML Authoring Project in a New Media Course” at the IEEE International Professional...

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Dr. Valerie Lipscomb USFSM

Lipscomb Nominated for Research and Publication Award

USF Sarasota-Manatee Assistant Professor of English Valerie Lipscomb was nominated for the Vera Mowry Roberts Research and Publication award with her essay “’Putting on Her White Hair’: The Life Course...

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USFSM Global Engagement Office

Global Engagement Office Opens at USF Sarasota-Manatee

USF Sarasota-Manatee announces the creation of a Global Engagement Office (GEO), a liaison to USF World, which will develop the international reach of the institution and advance student achievement through...

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Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu USFSM

Dr. Cobanoglu Honored with Tourism Catalyst Award

Cihan Cobanoglu, dean of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, received the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau’s 2014 Tourism Catalyst Award. “Today, I...

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USFSM AACSB Accreditation

USFSM College of Business Maintains Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation

The College of Business at USF Sarasota-Manatee has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in...

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Dr. Terry Osborn, USFSM Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

Dr. Terry Osborn Named New Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

USF Sarasota-Manatee Regional Chancellor Arthur Guilford  announces the selection of Terry A. Osborn, dean and professor of the College of Education at USF Sarasota-Manatee since 2010, to fill the position...

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Dr. Timothy Turner, USFSM

Turner Receives Grant for Scholarly Research This Summer in England

Timothy Turner, an Elizabethan scholar and assistant professor in the USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Arts and Sciences, received a USF System “New Researcher” grant to travel to the United Kingdom...

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Chef Burak Mil

Chef Burak Mil Brings Global Perspective to USFSM

Chef Burak Mil works with students in the new Culinary Innovation Lab at USFSM, bringing his special global perspective to students learning the intricacies of chefs’ day-to-day responsibilities. He joined...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee Holds 60th Commencement Ceremony

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s fall commencement exercises will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 15th at the Bradenton Area Convention Center. Of the 197 USF Sarasota-Manatee...

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Dr. Melissa Sloan

Dr. Melissa Sloan Earns National Attention

For an academic researcher, perhaps the most rewarding part of the publication process comes when your work is cited in the national media. That is what USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Dr. Melissa...

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Dr. Elaine Augustine

Dr. Elaine Augustine Receives an Editor’s Choice Award

Dr. Elaine Augustine, Instructor of Psychology at USF Sarasota-Manatee, recently received the Editor’s Choice Award from the Cognitive Development Society.  The award was given for an article in the Journal...

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Dr. Terry A. Osborn Named Executive Director of FACTE

Dr. Terry A. Osborn, Dean and Professor, College of Education at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has been named the Executive Director of the Florida Association of Colleges for...

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USFSM Announces Newest Community Leadership Council Members

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee welcomed 10 new members to the Community Leadership Council (CLC) for 2013-14. This group of community and business leaders from the Sarasota-Manatee County area represent...

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14 New Faculty Members; Six Promotions for Current Faculty

The University of South Florida Sarasota- Manatee has added a total of 14 new professors to the faculty for the Fall 2013 semester. In addition to the 14 new faculty...

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Dr. Su Senapati Joins Staff at USF Sarasota-Manatee

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has hired a USF alumna to the university staff. Dr. Senapati will work as the Faculty Coordinator for Learning Support Services while also teaching...

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2012-13 USFSM Faculty & Staff Recognition

Recognition is an important part of our culture at USF and this year our Outstanding Staff Award program honors employees who continually work to make USFSM a better place. The...

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Enrollment Caps Removed

USFSM flourishes with removal of enrollment restrictions

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. June...

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Biology student Priscilla Sosa thanks donors for their generosity.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM scholarship recipients thank donors at yearly mixer

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 12, 2016) – For some of the 30 students gathered in the rotunda at USF Sarasota-Manatee, receiving a scholarship meant an opportunity to travel overseas. For others, the...

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USFSM will welcome Sam Woolf on Feb. 20.

Idol finalist Sam Woolf to headline USFSM festival

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb.12, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee isn’t holding back as it continues to celebrate 40 years of service to Sarasota and Manatee counties: The campus is set to stage a...

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Brunch on the Bay introduces USFSM to Sarasota and Manatee communities

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Brunch...

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Accreditations validate USFSM’s education, business colleges

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Not...

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Center for PAInT paves way for students, future teachers

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Dr....

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USFSM, Manatee schools to show every student can attend college

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 8, 2016) – For the first time, USF Sarasota-Manatee is teaming up with Manatee County Title I middle schools to show that every student can go to college....

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Separate accreditation helps to define campus’ future

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. No...

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Dr. James Curran named dean of College of Business at USFSM

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2016) – Dr. James Curran has been named dean of the College of Business at USF Sarasota-Manatee, dropping the title of “interim-dean” conferred on him after former...

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Instructor Joe Askren looks over a recently donated beer-making system.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM receives brewing equipment donation

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2016) – Joe Askren, an instructor at the College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership, thought it was all a joke until the man on the phone assured...

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MBA program finds a home at USFSM

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Finding...

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Efforts by legislators, including local alum, all the difference in funding initiative

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. When...

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USFSM’s early days shaped by New College collaboration

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. USF’s...

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USFSM plans a series of Black History Month events.

Black History Month events scheduled at USFSM

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 2, 2016) – USF Sarasota-Manatee is marking Black History Month this February with three events including a “poetry slam” that encourages student participation. “Every year we celebrate Black...

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USF System a model for success

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. USF...

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Arriving in 2014, Dr. Stone wastes little time before tackling projects

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. When...

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Math instructor Joy D'Andrea and USF System mascot Rocky.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM instructor helping to predict hurricane paths

SARASOTA, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2016) – Those spaghetti models that flash across TV screens showing possible hurricane routes might be need to make room for a newcomer. USF Sarasota-Manatee visiting instructor...

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Separate accreditation, first freshmen class hallmarks of Guilford years

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Regional...

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Noted scientist kicks off USFSM speaker series for 2016

SARASOTA, Fla. (Jan. 28, 2016) – Biomedical gerontologist Dr. Aubrey de Grey says he isn’t spouting science fiction when he claims aging is a disease that can be cured. Bio-technological advances...

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New campus, programs mark Dr. Stryker’s tenure

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. Dr....

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Dr. Bassis helped to oversee USF, New College split

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. USF...

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Dean Schenck helped spotlight USFSM

Editor’s note: The story here is part of a series of 40 stories commemorating USF Sarasota-Manatee’s 40th anniversary this academic year. For more about USFSM’s history, please visit usfsm.edu/anniversary. USF Sarasota Dean...

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Celebrating 40 years, USFSM takes a look back at its history

Editor’s Note: USF Sarasota-Manatee is celebrating 40 years of serving the community this academic year and to mark the occasion the campus is rolling out a series of 40 stories...

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Bulls Notebook: Noted gerontologist to kick off USFSM 2016 speaker series

SARASOTA, Fla. (Jan. 15, 2016) – Biomedical gerontologist Dr. Aubrey de Grey, who argues aging is a disease that can be cured, is set to visit USF Sarasota-Manatee Jan. 26 as...

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Bulls Notebook: Free bus rides for USFSM students, employees

SARASOTA, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2016) – Getting to and from USF Sarasota-Manatee is about to get easier under a new program that offers free bus rides to USFSM students and employees....

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Dr. Laurey Stryker, former CEO of USFSM, was named manager of the Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast.

Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast receives foundations’ support

(Sarasota, Fla., Jan. 5, 2016) – The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation, Community Foundation of Sarasota County (CFSC) and Gulf Coast Community Foundation (GCCF) are partnering to support C4 (Consortium...

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Bulls Notebook: USFSM hosts Perlman winter music program

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee this week is welcoming dozens of young musicians from across the world as the Perlman Music Program/Suncoast Winter Residency returns to campus. The...

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Career Inspiration: Jaime DiDomenico, President of Cool Today, Plumbing Today and Energy Today

Career Inspiration: Jaime DiDomenico, President of Cool Today, Plumbing Today and Energy Today

To help inspire students to make sound career choices, USF Sarasota-Manatee checks in with local CEO’s to share their stories of success. This week, we sat down with Jaime DiDomenico,...

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USFSM holds its 64th commencement exercise

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 14, 2015) – Ashley Metelus said she found her calling at USF Sarasota-Manatee. Awaiting her chance to walk in USFSM’s graduation procession, the 23-year-old “Outstanding Graduate” admitted to...

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Bulls Notebook: USFSM students invited to study in London

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 11, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students are invited to a study-abroad program in London this summer taught by USFSM Assistant Professor of English Dr. Tim Turner. The...

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Dr. Jean Kabongo, Ashley Metelus, Amber Haller and Matthew Bertrand.

USFSM Professor, 3 students to be recognized at commencement

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 10, 2015) – Three students and a professor will receive special recognition at Sunday’s fall commencement exercise. The commencement, at the Bradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Blvd.,...

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Career Inspiration: Michael Klauber, Michael’s On East and Michael’s Wine Cellar

To help inspire students to make sound career choices, USF Sarasota-Manatee checks in with local CEO’s to share their stories of success. This week, we sat down with Michael Klauber,...

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After long pause, return to college pays off for resolute USFSM student

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 07, 2015) – Bill Mariotti was about five classes shy of graduating with a business degree when his father plunged through an old skylight on a demolition project in...

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Bulls Notebook: USFSM’s Dr. Davidson pens business writing book

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 04, 2015) – Perfectionists, procrastinators and writers of all styles will find apt tips on how to make their words flourish in Business Writing: What Works, What Won’t...

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USFSM to hold open house for homeschool students

SARASOTA, Fla. (Dec. 1, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee is holding an open house for homeschool students and their parents to learn about academic programs, the admissions process and opportunities for financial...

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Career Inspiration: Kevin Logan, Omega Office Systems

To help inspire students to make sound career choices, USF Sarasota-Manatee checks in with local CEO’s to share their stories of success. This week, we sat down with Kevin Logan,...

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Dr. Sandra Stone, regional chancellor at USF Sarasota-Manatee.

Dr. Stone’s first year: Laying a foundation for change

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 30, 2015) – Regional Chancellor Dr. Sandra Stone was vice president for academic affairs at Dalton State College in Georgia when a unique opportunity came up 600...

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The new USFSM College of Science & Mathematics will debut in the fall of 2016 as part of a college realignment.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Establishes College of Science & Mathematics

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 20, 2015) – In the changing landscape of higher education, it is important to stay ahead of the curve. To better serve the higher education needs of...

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Bulls Notebook: USFSM students to volunteer at two Sarasota charities

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students are keeping up their commitment to service organizations with plans to make stops at two Sarasota-based charities on Saturday, including one...

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Last year's beer-food pairing was so successful the event was moved to the USFSM campus.

USFSM students get creative for beer & food event

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2015) – Tangerine-infused beer? How about honeydew melon? Or maybe a Kölsch-style brew flavored with white truffles? Introduction to Beer Science Instructor Joe Askren says his...

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Student Jacqueline Knake talks about sea turtles as Jeffrey Parisi and Cara Dabney take notes.

USFSM students tackle sea turtle issue in class assignment

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Dr. Eric Hodges wanted to try something different in his twice-weekly political science class “Introduction to U.S. Government,” so in addition to...

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Dr. Jean Kabongo, Ashley Metelus, Amber Haller and Matthew Bertrand.

Bulls Notebook: USFSM to honor professor, students at commencement

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 13, 2015) – This semester’s outstanding professor and students run the gamut, from a beloved business teacher with a passion for entrepreneurship to a hard-working Manatee County sheriff’s...

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USFSM students, veterans gather for appreciation day

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2015) – The crowd hushed as a color guard from the Sarasota Alpha Company of the Vietnam Brotherhood marched inside the rotunda at USF Sarasota-Manatee to...

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Dr. Patricia Hunsader, an assistant professor at USF Sarasota-Manatee's College of Education.

USFSM students to visit Sarasota school for “magical” math day

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2015) – Math doesn’t need to be rote memorization but can fire imaginations and even be fun, says Dr. Patricia Hunsader, associate professor of elementary education...

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Dr. June Benowitz

Bulls Notebook: History prof. spotlights right-wing women in new book

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 9, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee associate professor of history Dr. June Benowitz explores the rise of right-wing women’s groups and their connection to today’s far right in...

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Mote, USFSM welcome Italian marine researcher

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 09, 2015) – Mote Marine Laboratory is welcoming an Italian researcher through a unique program coordinated in part by USF Sarasota-Manatee. Cinzia Alessi, who holds a master’s...

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Dr. Rong-Da Liang of Taiwan is conducting research at USFSM as a Fulbright scholar.

USFSM to host Fulbright scholars, students with reception

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 6, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee will serve as host location this weekend for a meeting of the Mid-Florida chapter for the Fulbright Association, an organization that represents...

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USFSM students pose before their trip to Tallahassee.

USF System students unite for ‘Day at the Capitol’

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 5, 2015) – Tallahassee was awash in green and gold Tuesday as more than 200 USF students showed up to take part in the annual Student Government...

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USFSM’s Brunch on the Bay scholarship fundraiser hits record

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 2, 2015) – Brunch on the Bay Co-chair Dr. Anila Jain loves to mingle at the annual event. Fellow Co-chair Tracy O’Neill likes to catch up with...

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USFSM’s Hannah Veitkus admitted to Order of the Golden Brahman

SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 29, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee senior Hannah Veitkus admits she knew little about the three-year-old Order of the Golden Brahman when the USF-based booster organization approached her...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee’s teaching labs at Mote Marine Laboratory debuted in August, 2013.

40th Anniversary: USFSM-Mote Marine Partnership

Before USF Sarasota-Manatee launched a biology degree program and welcomed its first freshman class, the campus was busy sowing seeds. The first were planted in 2009 when Dr. Jane Rose,...

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Dr. Bhuvan Unhelkar and Dr. Yi-Chen Lan.

USFSM welcomes Australian professor, outreach dialogue

SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 28, 2015) – Western Sydney University is more than 9,000 miles and 19 hours away from USF Sarasota-Manatee, but Dr. Yi-Chen Lan is hoping to narrow that...

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Student Ashley Metelus makes a presentation during last year's student research symposium.

USFSM student research competition takes ‘inclusive’ approach

SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 28, 2015) – Organizers behind this year’s “Student Showcase for Projects, Research and Innovation” at USF Sarasota-Manatee are introducing key changes to make for a more inclusive...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Brunch on the Bay to celebrate scholarship giving

SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 27, 2015) – Brunch on the Bay, USF Sarasota-Manatee’s signature fundraising event, is shaping up to be another rousing success with nearly 1,000 community supporters, alumni, faculty...

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Bulls Notebook: USFSM Students take veterans’ issues to heart

SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 23, 2015) – Greater support for veterans’ issues is spurring membership gains for USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Student Veterans Society (SVS), Veterans Services Administrator Todd Hughes says. Hughes says...

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USFSM students invited to ‘CEO Unplugged’ talk this week

SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 20, 2015) – Alum Pete Petersen appreciates his time at USF Sarasota-Manatee but says experience counts as much as education for employers looking to fill jobs. “It’s...

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Bulls Notebook: USFSM students to help at animal sanctuary

SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 16, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students have packed boxes at a food bank and helped clean a day shelter for disadvantaged families. On Saturday, they’ll focus their...

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Journalist and author Beth Baker will present a lecture Tuesday, Oct. 20, at USFSM's Selby Auditorium.

USFSM to host author Beth Baker for talk about aging

SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 15, 2015) – Growing older doesn’t have to mean a slow journey toward assisted living as noted author and journalist Beth Baker sees it. Increasingly, she says,...

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More than 2,000 showed up last year at Clearwater Beach Uncorked to sample wine, craft beers and local cuisine.

USF Sarasota-Manatee gearing up to get ‘Uncorked’

SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct.14, 2015) – The Clearwater Beach Uncorked Food & Wine Festival offers patrons a chance to nosh with their toes in the sand, but it’s a different matter...

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USFSM Homecoming Queen Katerina Pluhacek and King Darrell Xayarath share a moment with Rocky.

Bulls Notebook: Homecoming includes history-making moment

SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 9, 2015) – Homecoming Week at USF Sarasota-Manatee offered scores of spirited activities from Thursday’s international food festival to a dodgeball tournament to Wednesday’s Bulls in Biz...

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Carlos Moreira talks with Stephanie Murphy, human resources director at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota, at Wednesday's Bulls in Biz. Photo by Krista Schrock

Bulls in Biz networking/jobs fair brings opportunities to students

SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 8, 2015) – Business and finance student Carlos Moreira came with a handful of resumes and “an elevator speech” in case he needed to impress a potential...

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Dr. Kathy Black Talks Age Friendly on Suncoast View

Dr. Kathy Black, Professor of Social Work and Gerontology, made an appearance on ABC7’s Suncoast View afternoon talkshow last week to discuss her work with the Age Friendly Sarasota initiative and...

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Learn about international study at USFSM ‘Study Abroad Fair’

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 30, 2015) – It can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. An opportunity to expand horizons. Enriching while also academically challenging. USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Study Abroad Program offers students a...

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Bulls Notebook: Open House set, Homecoming arrives

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee will hold an Open House for prospective freshmen, transfer students and graduate students on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m....

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Dr. Rong-Da Liang of Taiwan is conducting research at USFSM as a Fulbright scholar.

USF Sarasota-Manatee welcomes Fulbright scholar from Taiwan

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 30, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee already hosts a Fulbright student, Nefike Günden, a Turkish-born scholarship recipient who’s pursuing a master’s degree at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality &...

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This year's Bulls in Biz Fair will the largest, with at least 27 companies represented.

‘Bulls in Biz’ event to make return to USF Sarasota-Manatee campus

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 29, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee’s “Bulls in Biz” networking event is already known for linking students with local employers and alumni, but this year’s event comes with...

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Left to right, USFSM students Markos Perez, Edgar Bischoff and Alexis Brodil question Brew Master Jorge Rosabal during a tour of the Darwin Brewing Co. Photo by Krista Schrock

USFSM’s Science of Beer class draws culinary, science-minded students

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 28, 2015) – The glass beakers, 18 stainless steel fermenters and canning device at the building’s far end left little doubt as to the science at the...

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Ranking: USF Sarasota-Manatee among America’s safest universities

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 28, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee is one of the nation’s safest universities, according to a ranking by home security company ADT. ADTsecurity.com ranked USFSM No. 18 on...

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USFSM’s Dr. McBrien, Ashley Metelus visit Uganda for book tour

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 24, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee Associate Professor Dr. Jody McBrien has made multiple trips to Uganda over the past six years, but she was wowed this past...

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Dr. Sandra Stone surrounded by USFSM student volunteers.

USF Sarasota-Manatee students give back for Service Saturday

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 23, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee students got a lesson in community service on Saturday, volunteering at a food bank and a shelter. The group met at the...

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Considering grad school? USF Sarasota-Manatee to hold info session

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 21, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee faculty, alumni and admissions officials are teaming up to offer an information session aimed at folks considering graduate school. Prospective students are...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee professor to join education forum

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 18, 2015) – Dr. G. Pat Wilson, interim dean of USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Education, will join a panel of speakers Monday at a gathering of the...

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Dr. Katerina Berezina discusses how technology is affecting hotels. Photo by Krista Schrock

USFSM student project looks at future – and futuristic – hotels

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 9, 2015) – Imagine unlocking a hotel room with a smart phone, having room service delivered by a robot or perhaps checking-in with a “mobile concierge,” bypassing...

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Faculty, students, alumni and supporters mingle at the 40th Anniversary Kickoff party. Photo by Krista Schrock

USF Sarasota-Manatee holds anniversary “kickoff” event

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 16, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee’s history and future came together on Tuesday. For two hours, USFSM donors, supporters, students and alumni gathered at the Selby Auditorium to...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee fall enrollment hits 7-year high

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 16, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee student enrollment has surpassed the 2,000 mark for the first time in seven years. Admissions officials say total enrollment for the fall...

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USFSM psychology degree rates well on affordability index

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 14, 2015) – An online college guide is giving USF Sarasota-Manatee’s psychology program high marks for value. The site, www.bestpsychologydegrees.com, ranks USFSM’s psychology program as fifth best...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee to kickoff 40th Anniversary celebration

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 10, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee is throwing a birthday party! USFSM is marking 40 years of serving the community this academic year and to celebrate it’s inviting...

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Fulbright student Nefike Günden. Photo by Krista Schrock

Fulbright student arrives to attend USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 9, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee is welcoming its first Fulbright student, Turkish-born Nefike Günden. The 22-year-old scholarship recipient arrived a few weeks ago to pursue a master’s...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee students to volunteer at food bank

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 28, 2015) – It didn’t take long for the wave of responses to pour in once the request for volunteers was made. Within three hours of posting the...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee thanks its supporters in 2015 Giving Challenge

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 2, 2015) – The numbers have been crunched and USF Sarasota-Manatee has 97 donors to thank. The 97 who so generously supported USF Sarasota-Manatee contributed to the...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee to host noted author

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 2, 2015) – He’s edited humor columnist Dave Barry and tackled weighty issues such as 2010’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill. His book “The Hunt for Bin Laden”...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee Guarantees Match for Giving Challenge Gifts

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 31, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee supporters can make the most of their donations during the 2015 Giving Challenge, which kicks off noon Tuesday. Contributors can see their...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee welcomes new faculty, makes promotions

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 28, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee’s colleges of Arts & Sciences and Business are seeing several new faces this semester thanks partly to higher enrollments and continued strength...

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USF Sarasota-Manatee student wins award at JPMorgan Chase offices

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 28, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee I.T. student Marina Rambo has come a long way from her days as a pastry chef. The senior was forced to change...

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Students and faculty enjoyed a Week of Welcome mixer on Monday. Photo by Krista Schrock.

USF Sarasota-Manatee welcomes students with mixer; more events set

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 25, 2015) – An Information Technology student from Lincoln, Neb., Stephen Bui came to USF Sarasota-Manatee because of its small class sizes and proximity to family in...

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Among other projects this past summer, workers revamped Information Commons and built a basketball court.

USF Sarasota-Manatee welcomes students, touts improvements

SARASOTA, Fla. (Aug. 24, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee has been busy the past few months and the hundreds of students returning to class this week should notice big differences. They...

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